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Wayne Grayson

Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing tracks before its no. 2 truck tears them up (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Caterpillar dozers, graders build TORC off-road racing...

Posted on Jul 10, 2014

Though the machines it sells are known more for their brawn than their speed, motorsports are nothing new at Caterpillar. ...

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks designed for vertical construction

Smart Bricks are full-size, concrete Lego bricks...

Posted on Jul 10, 2014

Bricks are a pretty basic element of construction and have been for centuries. But a company called Kite Bricks has ...

Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave Crompton president of engine business

Cummins taps Rich Freeland president and COO, Dave...

Posted on Jul 09, 2014

Cummins today announced that it has named Rich Freeland president and chief operating officer of the company. Freeland will focus on ...

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with fuel efficiency, productivity gains

Volvo launches EC250E, EC300E crawler excavators with...

Posted on Jul 08, 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment keyed in on efficiency gains with the launch of the Tier 4 Final EC250E and EC300E crawler ...

VIDEO: “Rollin’ Coal” drivers modify diesel pickups to blast people with plumes of black smoke in protest of emissions regulations

VIDEO: “Rollin’ Coal” drivers modify...

Posted on Jul 08, 2014

A new trend among certain fed up drivers of diesel pickups is gaining quite a bit of attention across the ...

California dam construction unearths collection of 20 million-year-old fossils

California dam construction unearths collection of 20...

Posted on Jul 08, 2014

Since construction began in 2011 on the new dam for the Calaveras Reservoir near Malpitas, California, construction crews and paleontologists ...

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed for small spaces (PHOTOS)

Ditch Witch debuts JT9 HDD: a powerful drill designed...

Posted on Jul 03, 2014

Ditch Witch has launched its latest horizontal directional drill, the 64-horsepower JT9. Claiming the most power in its class (Ditch Witch ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in June as industry retains grip on highest employment in 5 years

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in June as industry...

Posted on Jul 03, 2014

For six straight months, the U.S. construction industry has added jobs and held tight to its highest employment figures in ...

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab in NYC by lifting the SUV off of her

Construction workers save elderly woman struck by cab...

Posted on Jul 02, 2014

An 83-year-old woman is recovering from a broken wrist and several fractures in her right leg at Bellevue Hospital in ...

GM recalls 4×4 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups due to serious software issue

GM recalls 4×4 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado and...

Posted on Jul 02, 2014

General Motors has announced another recall on pickups, this time due to an issue in four-wheel drive pickups that could ...

U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite dip in home building

U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite...

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. saw a slight increase in May and for the second straight month the gains are ...

VIDEO: Excavator forestry mulcher shreds a tree from tip to trunk in 10 seconds

VIDEO: Excavator forestry mulcher shreds a tree from...

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

While mulcher attachments on excavators are certainly nothing new, it's always fun to see things in our industry make those ...

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